As an evidence and facts based group the Mens Human Rights Ireland organisation is interested in existing surveys and gender related research from neutral non biased sources. We have a collection of national and international studies linked below and we will be conducting our own research to better establish the realities on the ground in Ireland.
New study says it's possible for women to rape men: 18% of surveyed guys say women used physical force to make them have sex against their will
Limbo men is a collection of articles dedicated to the problem of fatherhood for the many men whose relationships with their children are under threat from the Irish legal and sociological system. The term 'Limbo men' describes fathers who are in 'limbo' trying to fight for access to their kids. These men describe themselves as being torn away from their lives, and continue to fight.
This paper seeks to examine the issue of addiction within the context of male victims of domestic violence. At the outset, this work is based on the ideology of the 1996 First Report of the Ministerial Task Force on Measures to Reduce the Demand for Drugs or it’s more common title the Rabbitte Report. This report highlighted the issue that addiction can not be illustrated adequately in individual terms but should be judged in the context of wider structural factors, including educational disadvantage, poverty, and social exclusion (Butler 2007).
One of the authors contacted the Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Unit for information. To say the least, the reception she received left a lot to be desired; the garda who answered reacted with laughter, the author was then put on hold, before being eventually cut off.
A special message for International Womens Day from MHRI.
Brendan O'Grady asks whether or not gender quotas are fair or do they serve any purpose at all.
We're delighted to present a powerful poem about domestic violence against men, written by Shawnda Kettles.
An in-depth look at reports of a plague of sexual assault that somehow managed to escape everyone's attention at UCC.
Once again back with the mighty Niall Boylan on Classic Hits 4FM, we're talking with the public about mens reproductive rights.
Ken Gregory, 65, from Peterborough, was left with first and second degree burns to 14 percent of his body, after his now ex-wife Teresa Gilbertson, 60, threw a jug of scalding hot water over the back of his head.
MHRI has prepared and submitted a document to Cosc for their consideration as part of the National Strategy on Domestic, Sexual, and Gender-based Violence.
One of the last great taboo subjects in Irish society today is domestic violence against men. Here's an unsparing look at the realities all too many men face.
One man tells the story of his treatment by the divorce courts and how close he came to ending it all. Sadly his experience is far from unique.
We cover recent events surrounding the Sun newspaper, why it seems to matter so much to some people, and whether or not feminists should be telling women how to dress.